Entries by Nele

A change of plan

I don’t feel any better. There are some hours, usually in the afternoon or early evening, where I can actually eat something and it all seems less severe. And then the pounding headaches of the evening come back. Mornings are the worst, where I am shaky and nauseous. My body is responding too strongly to […]

Stress and needles

After some casual medication smuggling, things finally got going for real at home. I started prenatal vitamins. I had my very last drink. I used inhalers to start preparing my lungs for surgery. I took Provera pills with hormones twice a day for a week, there was an excruciating wait where my period was supposed […]

The medication smuggle

  Normally our IVF clinic works with a delivery company that delivers the medication for IVF to your home. However, they won’t deliver internationally, so we requested that we’d get the medication through our clinic at the last visit. Which seemed like a brilliant plan! …Until after our treatment appointment we’re handed a plastic shopping […]